Fred David Anderson
Aug 19, 1926
Mar 24, 2022
Fred David Anderson 95, died peacefully on Thursday, March 24, 2022, in Louisville, Kentucky.
Born on August 19, 1926, in Green County, Kentucky, Fred was one of six children born to the parents of Fred and Hattie Bridgewater Anderson, all who preceded him.
Fred was a product of Durham High School in Campbellsville, KY and a US Army Veteran. After graduating from high school, Fred moved to Louisville, where he worked at Fischer Packing Company as a Butcher, where he retired after 25 years. Ever having an entrepreneurial spirit; during his last nine years at Fischer Packing Company, he also started his own business, Anderson Sanitation Service where he worked until he retired in 1977.
An avid fisherman, Fred enjoyed trips to Kentucky Lake, Taylorsville Lake and even took trips to Maine and Wisconsin to enjoy his hobby. Fred loved his family. He often remarked that had he known having grandchildren would have been so fun, he would have by-passed having children and went straight to having grandchildren. He felt equally happy with his great-grandchildren where he patiently waited to hold them in his arms and sing “Rock a bye Baby”.
Fred was preceded in death by his parents and all his siblings, Harvey Anderson, Mary Gladys Anderson, Ida Cleo Curry, Santia Fee Anderson, Mattie Edna Williams. He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 68 years, Christell Wood Anderson; daughter Rhonda Saitta (Mark); son Victor Anderson (Jerri); daughter Jannell Dawson (William); daughter Claudette Berry (Michael) and Christy Carpenter. 13 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren; and a multitude of nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 30, 2022, from 11:00 – 1:00 p.m. at his church, Community Missionary Baptist Church, 4909 East Indian Trail. Funeral to follow immediately at 1:00 p.m. Burial at Calvary Cemetery, 1600 Newburg Road.
In Lieu of flowers, the family has asked that expressions of sympathy be made in Fred’s honor to Hosparus of Kentucky.
W.T. Shumake & Daughters Funeral Home in charge.